Phantoms

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Penguin, Feb 5, 2002 - Fiction - 448 pages
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Phantoms is gruesome and unrelenting…It’s well realized, intelligent, and humane.”—Stephen King

They found the town silent, apparently abandoned. Then they found the first body, strangely swollen and still warm. One hundred fifty were dead, 350 missing. But the terror had only begun in the tiny mountain town of Snowfield, California.

At first they thought it was the work of a maniac. Or terrorists. Or toxic contamination. Or a bizarre new disease.

But then they found the truth. And they saw it in the flesh. And it was worse than anything any of them had ever imagined...
 

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User Review  - AliceAnna - LibraryThing

A little far-fetched. Didn't know whether it wanted to be a Satanic predicament or a biological catastrophe so it didn't really work as either. His characters are so predictable. A lot of his stuff is formulaic. Read full review

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User Review  - csweder - LibraryThing

This was one of my first Koontz books, and there is a reason I went on to read so many. This book is so incredibly creepy, it was amazing. So good! Read full review

Contents

PART ONE VICTIMS
The Town Jail
Coming Home
The Dead Woman
The House Next Door
Three Bullets
Novelties and Notions
The County Sheriff
Cold Terror
Questions
London England
Escape
Body Count
On the
Some Answers More Questions
Computer Games

Barricades
A Call for Help
Sisters and Cops
Exploring
Battleground
Suddenly
Containment
The Thing at the Window
Out of the Dark
The Hour Before Midnight
London England
The Dead of Night
Bodysnatchers
PART TWO PHANTOMS
The Big Story
Morning in Snowfield
The Crisis Team
Destiny
Phantoms
Saying Goodbye
Pandemonium
Face to Face
A Fighting Chance
The Apparition
Biological Warfare
Lucifer
The Other Side of Hell
Apostles
Victory?
Good and Evil
A Note to the Reader
Afterword Sneak Peek of The Silent Corner
Copyright

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Dean Koontz, the author of many #1 New York Times bestsellers, lives in Southern California with his wife, Gerda, their golden retriever, Elsa, and the enduring spirit of their goldens, Trixie and Anna.

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